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Issue 60, November 2016

Prelims and Table of Contents: PDF

 

Essays

Verónica Tello and Laura Fisher
The Fiction of Aftermath: Public Art, Public Imagination and the Aesthetics of Anthropogenic Crisis

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Brigid Rooney
The View from Above from Below: Novel, Suburb, Cosmos

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Kane Race and Niamh Stephenson
Introduction to Alan Brotherton’s ‘“The Circumstances in Which They Come”: Refiguring the Boundaries of HIV in Australia’

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Alan Brotherton
‘The Circumstances in Which They Come’: Refiguring the Boundaries of HIV in Australia

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Special Section: Book Reviewing in Australia. Edited by Melinda Harvey and Patrick Allington

Patrick Allington and Melinda Harvey
Introduction: Book Reviewing in Australia

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Imogen Mathew
Reviewing Race in the Digital Literary Sphere: A Case Study of  Anita Heiss’ Am I Black Enough for You?

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Melinda Harvey and Julieanne Lamond
Taking the Measure of Gender Disparity in Australian Book Reviewing as a Field, 1985 and 2013

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Emmett Stinson
How Nice is Too Nice? Australian Book Reviews and the ‘Compliment Sandwich’

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Gillian Dooley
True or False? The Role of Ethics in Book Reviewing

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Patrick Allington
A Defence of Tempered Praise and Tempered Criticism in Book Reviewing’

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Roundtable: Feature Essay

Adam Kotsko
What is the Western Canon Good For?

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Roundtable: Responses

Nina Power
Had We but World Enough, and Time

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Ali Alizadeh 
You Can Have Your Canon and Read it Too

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Louise D’Arcens
Contesting the Western Canon

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Michael Farrell
Swags, Plains and Cranes

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Simon During
Canons: Indispensable and Disposable

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Adrian Martin
Innumerable Centres of Culture

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Kate Flaherty
Hold Your Fire: Utility, Play, and the Western Canon

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Alice Te Punga Somerville
Damned If You Do and Damned If You Don’t

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Luoshu Zhang
A Canon for Whom? A Canon for What?

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